Posts tagged “Value”

JAN
21
2015

David Sobotka Studio Glass

By mwilcox

Bluehand

Limited production pieces like this come under the heading of “Studio” or “Art Glass”, their value being determined by the fame of the maker and current decorating trends. David Sobotka was born in Jablonec nad Nisou (Czech Republic) in 1975. He...

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JAN
21
2015

Antique Bishop & Stonier "Turkey Platter"

By mwilcox

Turkeyplatter

The marking on this Antique platter is that of the Staffordshire pottery of Bishop and Stonier, used post 1891, the company operating until 1939. Bishop and Stonier, like many potteries in Staffordshire England produced large quantities of...

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JAN
20
2015

Antique Pedestal Fern Stands

By mwilcox

Arts

Antique Pedestals like this tend to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century, and they were often used as fern stands. They were also used to display vases, statuary pieces and things like porcelain, marble or bronze busts. Examples like...

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JAN
12
2015

Antique Bronze Lion?

By mwilcox

Fakelion

Bronze Lion figures like this were often used as door way guardians outside public building during the 19th Century, generally as a pair, one on the left, the other on the right. They can be found seated, standing, pacing or lying down positions....

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JAN
09
2015

Antique Wall Clock

By mwilcox

Tobias

This antique wall clock is what generically referred to as a “Vienna Regulator”, after the fact the bulk of them were made in Germany/Austria. These tend to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century, most having some elements of the Art...

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JAN
03
2015

Jane Austen's “Sense & Sensibility”

By mwilcox

Sense2

With books it's all about “Author, edition and condition”, meaning that first edition books in great condition by a famous Author as a general rule are the most sought after. The volume above, Jane Austen's “Sense & Sensibility” was...

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DEC
23
2014

Antique Rococo Revival Style Bed

By mwilcox

Rococobed

This antique bed is a Victorian Rococo Revival style example, made circa 1870. These were primarily produced in the Northeast USA and Southern Ontario, Canada. Beds like this were generally part of a larger bedroom set that would have included a...

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DEC
11
2014

Tommi Anton Parzinger Sconces

By mwilcox

Tommisconce

This pair of Circa 1955 silver plated wall sconces are by Tommi Anton Parzinger (1903–1981). Parzinger was a German furniture designer and painter who was born in Munich, moving to New York in 1932. Tommi started his first company in 1939, by...

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NOV
24
2014

Antique Anchor

By mwilcox

Anchor2

This antique anchor is a late 19th to early 20th Century Admiralty type example, this one bears the marking “100” indicating its weight, 100lbs. The Admiralty pattern anchor is the most recognizable as a typical anchor of a sailing ship....

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NOV
08
2014

Antique Indonesian Cupboard

By mwilcox

Indocabinet

Antique Indonesian Cupboards like this are very difficult to date accurately, the reason being that until very recently furniture make in Indonesia and the Far East were still made using the same hand tools and methods as two hundred years ago....

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